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Teenage School Holiday Program

  • Our Teenage School Holiday program is open to young people aged 12 to 17 years.
  • Activities are held across Cardinia Shire during the school holidays. Most activities are low cost or free.
  • Bookings for all activities are essential. Please book using the online form on this page.
  • A limited number of places are available for each activity, so book quickly to avoid disappointment.

My Place youth centre is open for reduced hours during school holidays, from 1pm to 5pm.

Tuesday 18 January 2022 – Chocolate Making 

Break out your inner chef and come and join the youth services team and make and mold a selection of delicious chocolates.  

Cost: Free
Location:  My Place Youth Centre, 5-7 Main Street, Pakenham
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm
What to bring: A creative mind and your taste buds

Thursday 20 January 2022 – Gumbuya World 

Location:  Gumbuya World Tynong
Cost:  $35. Payment plans can be arranged; please contact My Place youth centre for more information on 1800 496 884 or myplace@cardinia.vic.gov.au
Time: 9.30am to 3pm - The bus will leave My Place youth centre (5-7 Main St, Pakenham) at 9.30am and return by 3pm, subject to traffic conditions.
What to bring: Bathers, towel, change of clothes, hat, sensible shoes for rides and pool area
Proof of vaccination required: All young people aged 12 and over will need to QR code or manually sign in at Gumbuya World and provide proof of double vaccination as a condition of entry to Gumbuya World. 
Lunch: Lunch will be provided (a hot dog and chips or vegetarian salad wrap, plus a muesli bar and a piece of fruit and bottled water). If these do not meet your dietary requirements, please let us know when youmake your booking. 

Friday 21 January 2022 – Cold Rock and movies 

Get ready to pick your smash ins and make your own Cold Rock Ice Cream, then chill out and watch a movie while you enjoy your frozen creation. Bring a creative mind and your taste buds! 

Cost: Free
Location: My Place Youth Centre, 5-7 Main Street, Pakenham
Time:1:30pm to 3:30pm

Tuesday 25 January 2022 – Personalised Art: Make it your own 

You will get the chance to make your very own personalised T-shirt, jewellery, shoes, tie dye items, and much, much more the options are endless as the Youth Services Team open the treasure box of creativity for you to have an afternoon of fun. 

Cost:  Free
Location:  My Place Youth Centre 5 – 7 Main Street Pakenham
Time: 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Thursday 27 January 2022 – Luna Park 

Cost:  $35
Location:  Luna Park, 18 Lower Esplanade, St Kilda
Time: 10am to 4pm - you'll be transported by bus to and from Luna Park. The bus will leave My Place youth centre (5-7 Main St, Pakenham) at 10am and return by 4pm, subject to traffic conditions. 
Proof of vaccination required: All young people will need to QR code or manually check in and provide their double vaccination status as required by Luna Park.

What to bring

  • A hat and sensible shoes to wear on the rides.
  • A packed lunch or money for lunch. (Snacks and bottled water will be provided by Youth Services). If you need a lunch to be provided, please contact us on to let us know on 1800 496 884 or myplace@cardinia.vic.gov.au

Bookings have now closed for the current (Summer 2021-22) program. 

Contact 1800 496 884 or myplace@cardinia.vic.gov.au  

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